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NBC
Jan 23, 2013 11:00am PST
know. >> it took hours of cursing, screaming and debate, but this morning oakland has finally made a decision on a very controversial proposal to reduce violent crime. it is now poised to hire one of the best known policing experts in america, bill bratton. nbc bay area's christie smith spoke with them this morning. she joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. the message coming out of the oakland police department this morning is that oakland has only one police chief, howard jordan, that bill bratton will offer advice on how to reduce crime here. doesn't have to be what worked in new york or l.a., but boy, there is a lot of doubt. the 2:00 a.m. vote brought a mix of relief and anger. the city council approved a contract hiring high profile police chief bill bratton to help oakland get a handle on violent crime, but opponents say his aggressive style just won't work here. >> i think that the zero tolerance also has this really destabilizing effect on communities. it relies a lot on kind of massive police sweeps and high numbers of arrests. >> repo
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
more as we get it on air and online, nbcbayarea.com. >>> in oakland, assemblywoman nancy skinner introducing controversial legislation with the goal of curbing gun violence. the bill would tight regulations on ammunition sales here in the state of california. this is an initiative directly responding to the school shootings in newtown, connect, a deadly scene, where the gunman was found carrying high-capacity magazines. christie smith was there for that announcement and she joins us now with the details of this plan. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, john. state lawmakers and their supporters here in oakland know that they have a fight on their hands trying to regulate ammunition sales here in california, not just with the gun lobby but also with a number of people who think that something like this wouldn't be that effective, after all there is a black market here that you just can't regulate. they were led by assembly member skinner of berkeley and gathered in front of the state building to unveil ab 48 and they also held a moment of silence for the vict
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
is missing this morning from the oakland museum of california. this is the second time the museum has been broken into since november. nbc bay area's christie smith is at the museum where mayor kwan spoke this morning regarding the burglaries. we're hearing there's now a reward being offered. >> reporter: good morning, marla. the museum is now offering a $12,000 reward for information that leads to them getting this historic gold rush era box back. it was stolen on monday of this week. bold break-in overnight when the museum was closed. now, they say this box is really distinct, the look of it if you saw it it would be easy to spot. at the same time they're not releasing a picture of it for us to share with you. oakland police say that that's part of their investigation. but here's where it was stolen from, an alarm box downstairs in the gold rush display. investigators believe the thief broke through a door on the side that led to a garden. the museum has called it priceless and would not confirm reports that this thing was worth perhaps up to $800,000. this is the second break-i
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
yesterday in oakland. >>> the mother who lied about the attempted abduction of her 2-year-old daughter may be charged for filing a false police report. san jose investigators discovered the lie after re-interviewing the woman. her story was not consistent. this morning, a number of people are upset about it. police, who spent money on the investigation, and also neighbors. who for 48 hours thought a child predator was on the loose. >> i feel so angry right now because everybody thought it was real and everybody so scared. >> the police will discuss the case with the santa clara county district attorney's office who will decide whether charges should be filed. >>> we now know more about the role a woman in custody may have played in the death of a millionaire. the contra kosta times was told raven dixon set off two other suspects in the case. they are members of west oakland gangs known for organizing robberies in oakland and fremont. according to the contra kosta times, she gave information on the mansion and contents. four suspects have been arrested. >>> after 27 years with the force, sa
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 11:00am PST
: this comes at a very critical time. the oakland city council may spend over a million dollars to bring on a crime consultant, brill bratton. members of the public safety commission and police chief were shouted down. the committee said yes, but i spoke to some activists this morning who said this would lead to racial profiling here in oakland. now, the chief has said he wouldn't support any policies that would violate people's rights, but he said now more than ever he thinks bill bratton is the right man for the job. >> thank you very much. also from oakland, oakland city council considering a graffiti enforcement ordnance. the ordnance, which received preliminary approval last month, seeks harsher penalties for taggers. the new fine on businesses that failed to remove graffiti within 15 days. the city council now expected to take a final vote on the issue tonight. >>> in brentwood now, four teenagers have been seriously injured after being shot during a drive by shooting. they range in age from 13 to 16 years old. police say all four were standing on the sidewalk near a home on bretto
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
this morning, an update to a story we have been following in the east bay. the oakland zoo says the alligator that was found just yesterday guarding a stash of pot inside a castro valley home has died. alameda county sheriff's deputies found the gator named mr. teeth when doing a routine probation check. it was in a tank, apparently guarding 34 pounds of dried marijuana. the gator was taken to the oakland zoo where it was placed in quarantine after its owner said it was very sick. that owner is now in jail. >>> some relief for a hayward mother whose daughter was kidnapped in 1998 and never seen again. a bone fragment found in a well in linden does not match michaele garecht's dna. the well is believed to be a dumping ground for the so-called speed freak killers. in a blog post, garecht says she's disappointed there's still no answer what happened to michaela but goes on to say, quote, the feeling i felt was a sense of relief. >>> san francisco police are hoping surveillance video will help them catch a suspected killer. police say this video right here shows a clean-shaven man with long hair
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
accused of opening fire inside oakland's university and killing seven people is back in court today. a judge will determine whether one goh will be held until he is deemed competent to stand trial. he'll most likely be treated for schizophrenia at napa state hospital. the court will receive a progress report every 90 days. earlier this month a judge decided goh was incompetent to stand trial. prosecutors say he plans the killing spree after becoming angry with school officials over a tuition dispute. >>> some quirky fixtures with tiny beards and mini little pants on there in oakland could be removed by pg&e. they wear knickers. dozen of tiny gnomes have popped up attached to fences and power poles there. pg&e says it's concerned that the screws they drill into the walls there to will compromise the structural integrity of the phone poles and prompt others to attach creations to the poles which creates a maintenance issue for utility workers. but neighbor say the gnomes bring joy to passers by and prompting gnome hunts out there. and the neighbors, some feel they should just be left
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
decided to do burnouts on northbound 880 near the oakland coliseum. it happened saturday afternoon about 4:00. the spinning cars blocked all lanes, northbound 880 while spectators recorded the chaos on phones. the chp is now studying the video posted on youtube. >>> investigators continued searching for what sparked a large house fire in san jose which ends up injufirefighters. the red cross right now assisting with six adults and five children who were left homeless. >>> police are now involved in a hazing investigation at a catholic high school that led to five students being expelled. police say several freshmen football players at st. patrick high school claim they have been the victims of sexual hazing ritua rituals. police say the alleged assault happened in the locker room during the football season. the coach has been fireded and five of the offenders have been expelled. >>> six months after the boy scouts reaffirmed its long standing ban on gays, the organization says it's rethinking its stance. the policy is under scrutiny after a boy scout was denied his eagle scout badge after
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
to 980 in oakland. three different cars hit him. one driver stopped and is helping in the investigation. the two other drivers left the scene. the chp believed the victim may have been homeless. >>> three people have been detained after a raging fire in oakland last night. firefighters say three-story building on harrison street is an empty tinder box that is too dangerous for firefighters to enter. they believe the fire was started by squatters. police arrested three police who climbed on a nearby roof to escape. one woman tells us seven people were living inside. no one was hurt. >>> in san jose, police investigating the city's second homicide of the year. a woman was found shot in an apartment complex on ponselle court yesterday afternoon. officers found that woman inside one of the apartments and they are right now trying to figure out exactly what led up to the shooting. the "mercury news" says the woman was running a paper out of her apartment. it was named "anna's cigarettes." so far in the case, no afternoons. >>> san jose police are expected to get their first look at surveilla
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
-old dexter oliver at an oakland hotel yesterday. meantime, 25-year-old star lamar remains in critical condition at the burn unit at st. francis hospital. she has severe burns to her face and chest. family members say oliver doused lamar with gasoline and set her on fire after she broke up with him on sunday. >>> well, the fbi's evidence response team now heading back to a farm out in linden this morning digging for more victims of the so-called speed freak killers. crews are spending the morning excavating an old well there. that site is near an abandoned well where four bodies were found nearly a year ago. investigators think the bodies are linked to lauren herzog nicknamed the speed free killers for a drug fueled spree during the '80s and '90s. herzog committed suicide last year. investigators say it will take up to three weeks to hand sift through that soil. >>> this morning, a family is learning who may have killed a 21-year-old woman almost 30 years ago. the body was found in a dumpster in back of the bailey park plaza shopping center in mountain view january 28, 1985. mountain v
NBC
Jan 3, 2013 11:00am PST
of the district attorney. >>> oakland is rolling out its new city id cards, a move not everybody's too happy with. the city issuing the id cards to help residents without legal immigration status with everything from dealing with police to cashing checks. several cities do have similar programs. oakland will be the first to tie it to banking so cardholders can use it as a debit card. critics say undocumented immigrants should not be allowed to have the cards while the mayor says it's going to improve lives. >> the reality is this nation is way overdue for immigration reform. these people who have been here for decades, i think most americans agree, should have some pathway to being able to live here with dignity. >> for the record, these cards will run $15 for adults. minors and seniors will pay less. a total of about 6,000 cards will be issued starting on february 1st. >>> governor jerry brown is back at it again. he is facing large opposition against his proposal to change california school funding. specifics to his plan have yet to be released. but the governor wants to simplify funding stream
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
been a down year for me statistically. the year before i retire was a downyear, then in oakland it was a down year. so i don't really live on numbers. i really live on impact and what you're able to do. so i do believe i'm the greatest receiver to ever play this game. >> some will argue with those thoughts. we'll show you what's coming up on comcast sports bay area live. you're probably thinking at home, what does jerry rice think of those comments, the receiver that most if not all consider to be the greatest of all time in the nfl, in yards, receptions, receiving, touchdowns. he wouldn't be the one to say he was the greatest of all time. but you got to look at the stats. he said you do that by winning super bowls. he's won three of those in his career. randy moss is still looking for his first. i'm ahmad fa read. >> i just hope that he does win that first. >> it would be nice to see the 49ers get it done this year. >>> we're discussing them on camera but also through socialed me yancht the 49ers have been sharing those behind the scenes shots with all their fans out there. we
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> tonight the oakland city council will decide whether to hire high-profile police consult nt william bratton. bratton is the former chief of police of new york city and los angeles and is known for zero tolerance police strategies, including gang injunctions, curfews and no loitering laws. bratton is also known for new york's stop and frisk policy, a policy which a federal judge last week declared a violation of civil rights. >>> we have some new details to tell you about this morning into the investigation of the oil tanker that last week side-swiped the bay bridge. investigators telling the bay area news group a bar pilot guy clease made a last-minute course change right before hitting the tower on the western span. clease had apparently planned to go between the two towers near the middle of the bridge but then tried to turn that tanker to go through a different opening, which caused him to hit one of those towers. now, at this hour it's not clear why he made that last-minute change. >>> the search is on for a gunman who shot and killed a man not far from the east palo alto police
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
shower or two. 58 degrees in oakland and 59 in concord. we've bypassed our seasonals in many cities across america. unhealthy levels of air quality prompted a spare the air alert which is highly unusual when you have the showers coming through. 64 degrees in los gatos. a good looking day shaping up for activities now that the rain has subsided. southern kl cal watch out. that will dramatically drop your temps. highs will only end up only in the low 50s. better stretch of weather tuesday through thursday of next week. back to you, jon and marla. >> fingers and toes crossed on that one. >>> breaking news that we are following out of sunnyvale. an update for you now. these are pictures from the scene. a very scary situation for three schools in sunnyvale. right now west valley elementary school, cupertino middle school and homestead high school, all three are on lockdown while emergency crews, of course, police and deputies are searching for an armed suspect potentially on the campus of cupertino middle school. so parents are being told to actually not contact the school and not even g
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